A picture worth a thousand miles
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A picture worth a thousand miles

Riding the Trans-Siberian Railway On a dark Sunday night, with hints of moisture floating down on indifferent passersby, I stood in front of a trio of train stations…

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Cartoon: Protests
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Cartoon: Protests

Written by: Ariel Hilomen — abhilomen@ucdavis.edu Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed by individual cartoonists belong to the cartoonists alone and do not necessarily indicate the views and…

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Our language about climate change isn’t helping anyone
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Our language about climate change isn’t helping anyone

Headlines about “record-breaking” temperatures dissuade readers from addressing the issue properly Once, my father and I took a walk around the edge of Lake Tahoe. It was early…

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America’s drained educational budget
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America’s drained educational budget

Reinvest in public education, students’ futures Each year, teachers have watched, petrified, as money is diverted from the education budget and students become desensitized to dwindling classroom supplies…

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Shia and Sunni: What these labels mean for the Middle East
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Shia and Sunni: What these labels mean for the Middle East

Long-standing religious divisions could keep Syria and Iraq from democratizing As easy as it may be to reduce the conflicts in the Middle East to “red team versus…

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Guest: What Israel means to me
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Guest: What Israel means to me

President of Aggies for Israel celebrates 70th anniversary of Israel’s establishment This year marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of Israel. On April 18, Aggies of different…

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Humor: Teachers should quit their bellyaching
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Humor: Teachers should quit their bellyaching

I mean, is it really that bad? It’s like the Buffalo Springfield song, “A thousand people in the street, singing songs and carrying signs.” Only, instead of a…

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Cartoon: Guide to Davis critters
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Cartoon: Guide to Davis critters

Written by: Diana Olivares — opinion@theaggie.org Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed by individual cartoonists belong to the cartoonists alone and do not necessarily indicate the views and…

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From the California Chronicles: Then I noticed there were two of him…
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From the California Chronicles: Then I noticed there were two of him…

As I leaned in, Paul was trying to hand me a stick of peppermint gum. I cuffed my hand around my mouth and exhaled to get a good…

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Cambridge Analytica: Privacy breaches in the age of “transparency”
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Cambridge Analytica: Privacy breaches in the age of “transparency”

What do Cambridge Analytica’s actions imply for today’s Facebook users? Facebook users have become increasingly startled this month as revelations regarding Cambridge Analytica’s involvement in social media privacy…

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Humor: Yeah, I’m STEM — Spending Time Eating, Mmmm
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Humor: Yeah, I’m STEM — Spending Time Eating, Mmmm

I’ll take food over a degree any day College is a time for exploration, a time for finding your passion and a time for growth. I found my…

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Cartoon: Spring Forward
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Cartoon: Spring Forward

Written by: By Sedona Patterson-Smith — snpattersonsmith@ucdavis.edu  Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed by individual cartoonists belong to the cartoonists alone and do not necessarily indicate the views and…

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Cartoon: Colors
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Cartoon: Colors

  By: Ariel Hilomen — opinion@theaggie.org   Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed by individual cartoonists belong to the cartoonists alone and do not necessarily indicate the views…

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The tangible effects of global warming on coffee
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The tangible effects of global warming on coffee

Rising temperatures could drive coffee to extinction Each day brings with it damning forecasts of the consequences of global warming:  intense and prolonged droughts, rising sea levels and…

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Student protesters deserve genuine university support
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Student protesters deserve genuine university support

Students face disciplinary hearings following Mrak sit-in For over a month in 2016, students occupied Mrak Hall to protest then-Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi. It was intrusive, it was…

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